At Wisconsin Juvenile Prisons, Children Face a Nightmare of Solitary Confinement and Abuse — At the Lincoln Hills School for Boys (LHS), a juvenile correctional facility in far northern Wisconsin, two entire buildings called the Krueger Unit and the Roosevelt Unit exist solely for the purpose of holding children in solitary confinement for 22 to 23 hours a day. Each unit holds two-dozen isolation cells, which measure seven by ten feet and contain only a metal sink, a toilet, a mattress, and an odor of sweat and urine.
Falsely Accused of Rape, Brian Banks Recounts How He Was Railroaded Into Prison by His White Lawyer — Former football standout Brian Banks reveals how an innocence kiss in a known makeout spot ruined his life for years and how his lawyer helped orchestrate it by telling him an all-white jury would convict him because “he was a big Black teenager.” When Banks was 16 years old, he went to the spot with a young woman he found attractive. He’d known her since middle school and one day, they decided to go to the secluded location.
Former teacher at top London private school jailed for sexually abusing boys and teenagers — Patrick Marshall, 70, was today convicted of the abuse of ten boys in the sixties and seventies while he was employed first at Windsor Grammar School and then at St Paul’s School in Barnes, south-west London. Marshall, a rowing coach and geography teacher, used his position to gain the trust of the boys’ families, before plying the youngsters with alcohol and presents and making them perform sexual acts.
How Did a Fullerton Junior High Teacher Abuse Boys for Years Without Administrators Finding Out? — Melissa Nicole Lindgren looked every bit the eighth-grade-math teacher as she sat behind a table on the morning of Oct. 7, 2016. She wore a modest, baby-blue shirt with neatly rolled-up sleeves, pink-purple eye shadow and bright-red lipstick. Her eyebrows were smartly shaped; her straight brown hair, parted on the side and long outgrown of its layered cut, reached past her shoulders. A hair band squeezed around Lindgren’s wrist, and horn-rimmed glasses rested in front of her.
Maryland inmate’s rape conviction overturned just days after being beaten, killed in his prison cell — Wrongfully convicted rape inmate Roger Lee Largent was beaten to death in his prison cell just four days before his case was overturned in court. Largent, 69, was found dead around 8 p.m. Saturday evening at the Western Correctional Institution where he was incarcerated, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services reports.
London safe house call for male domestic abuse victims — Met Police figures show reports of male domestic abuse grew from 9,245 in 2012 to 16,681 in 2015 – an 80% increase. Despite this, there is no safe house men can go to and the only support that can be offered is advice. In England and Wales, there are 18 areas that provide refuges for men as well as women. The closest refuges for men to London are based in Leicester, Poole and Worcestershire.
New York pays $3 million to family of boy molested at group home — New York State is paying $3 million to the family of a developmentally disabled boy repeatedly molested by a staffer at a state-run group home who later wrote that lax supervision at the facility made it “a predator’s dream.” The former staffer, Stephen DeProspero, is now imprisoned in the Attica Correctional Facility. He was incriminated by videos and photographs he took of the molestation, which occurred from 2005 to 2008 at the facility located in central New York.
Retired private school teacher jailed for 17 years for sexually abusing young boys and teenagers — A retired geography teacher has been jailed for 17 years for sexually abusing ten young boys and teenagers more than 40 years ago. Patrick Marshall, 70, preyed on vulnerable boys during the 1960s and 1970s while he was a teacher at Windsor Grammar School (now The Windsor Boy’s School) and then at the £35,000-a-year St Paul’s School in Barnes, south west London. Marshall, of Frensham Lane, Churt, in Surrey, befriended the boys’ families, gained their trust and then plied them with alcohol and gifts before making them perform sexual acts.
Spanish Fork teacher reportedly had sex with another underage male student — Another male student has reported to police that he had sexual intercourse with a Landmark High School teacher who is already charged with reportedly raping another male student. Police reports state a 17-year-old Landmark student told police he had sexual intercourse with Sarah Lewis on Dec. 28, 2016. Lewis, 27, reportedly drank whiskey with the student prior to the sexual intercourse. A few days after the new year, Lewis reportedly provided whiskey and champagne to the same minor at her Payson home.
This Male Student Was Expelled for Raping His Girlfriend Even Though She Said He Did Nothing Wrong — There was one moment during Colorado State University-Pueblo’s investigation into sophomore Grant Neal—an athlete accused, and eventually expelled, for sexually assaulting his girlfriend—that made Neal realized he was about to be railroaded. Neal’s girlfriend, Jane Doe, never accused him of wrongdoing, and famously stated, “I’m fine and I wasn’t raped.”
Years of sexual abuse leads to $100 million civil judgment against former Jackson County scout leader — A former Boy Scout claims his former scout leader abused him for years, and at a civil trial, a judge agreed. The judge issued a $100 million judgment against Scott Alan Bradshaw on Tuesday. The victim in the case says it’s still difficult to visit the Liberty Memorial, a place where the victim says many of approximately 2,000 sexual abuse encounters took place.